Apollo Suns, Purple City Disco & Static Shift
Founded by Ed Durocher, Apollo Suns is a 9-piece instrumental collective from Winnipeg, Manitoba. The band fuses the influence of jazz, rock and psychedelic music, to create their own unique sounds with the dancefloor in mind. They have self-released three EPs: ‘Each Day a Different Sun’ (2017), ‘Dawn Offerings’ (2019), ‘A Relationship of Force’ (Color Red, 2021), and were awarded “Instrumental Artist of the Year” at Western Canadian Music Awards in both 2018/2020.
Purple City Disco is a 5 Piece funk and RnB band from Edmonton AB
The Static Shift; the dynamic Indie Canadian rock & roll band, powered by Mitchell Brady (guitar/lead vocals), Kyle Tenove (bass) and Taylor Miles (drums). With a sound described as tight and unquestionably groovy, The Static Shift aims to transport audiences away through a soulful musical experience. Inspired by classic rock and blues sounds, as well as alternative, indie, and psychedelic rock, the group has only begun their journey to produce sweet, sonic goodness. With multiple successful albums under their belt, including singles “Wide Awake”, “1965”and “Feeling Fine”,which hit #7, #14 and #81 on the Canada Active Rock charts respectively, The Static Shift continues to build a passionate and sincere following. They’ve toured and performed alongside the likes of The Cult, Billy Talent, Marianas Trench, Collective Soul, April Wine, Kansas, Big Sugar, Walk Off The Earth, and Trooper. When you find your feet momentarily planted in the presence of one of their electrifying shows, you can expect a whole lot of character fuelled rock blasting from their very souls.